Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for Continuous Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Continual Improvement
South East > Surrey
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 75 104
Rank change year-on-year +26 +29 +12
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 110 58 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.95% 2.49% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.74% 2.99% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 33 19
Surrey median daily rate £455 £360 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.39% -19.10% +11.25%
10th Percentile £358 £214 £343
90th Percentile £575 £500 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £394
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.59% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £26.87 £32.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -17.34% +91.18% -8.72%

Continuous Improvement is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2319 1941 2195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 83.24% 83.48% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1664 1287 1344
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £285
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 83 51
Surrey median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -15.38% +5.69%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.55 £12.70
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.07 £52.17
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.00 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.81% +1.50% +52.00%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Surrey

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Surrey.

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Surrey

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Surrey over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Surrey

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Surrey

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sunbury-on-Thames - 29 £455 -
Staines +17 23 £475 - 6
Reigate -24 15 £425 -5.56% 1
Woking -1 2 £488 +5.12% 1
Leatherhead -2 2 £508 +59.22%
Guildford -5 2 £413 -21.43% 4
Camberley - 1 - - 1
Redhill - 1 £300 -
Continuous Improvement
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 47 (42.73%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (25.45%) Finance
3 25 (22.73%) Service Delivery
4 19 (17.27%) Service Management
5 18 (16.36%) Java
5 18 (16.36%) ITIL
6 16 (14.55%) Scrum
7 15 (13.64%) Microsoft
7 15 (13.64%) DevOps
7 15 (13.64%) Microservices
8 14 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (12.73%) Virtual Team
8 14 (12.73%) SLA
8 14 (12.73%) SAP
9 13 (11.82%) Configuration Management
9 13 (11.82%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (11.82%) Process Improvement
10 12 (10.91%) Open Source Development
10 12 (10.91%) Open Source
10 12 (10.91%) Test Automation
10 12 (10.91%) Problem Management
10 12 (10.91%) Risk Management
10 12 (10.91%) Project Management
11 11 (10.00%) HP
11 11 (10.00%) BDD
11 11 (10.00%) Defect Management
12 10 (9.09%) Coaching
12 10 (9.09%) QA
12 10 (9.09%) Degree
12 10 (9.09%) Software Testing

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.55%) SAS
2 4 (3.64%) IIS
3 2 (1.82%) Apache
3 2 (1.82%) CMS
3 2 (1.82%) Confluence
3 2 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.82%) nginx
4 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) SAP GRC
2 2 (1.82%) SAP SM
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle ASCP
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Manufacturing
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (0.91%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.91%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.91%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.82%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (4.55%) IaaS
3 5 (4.55%) PaaS
3 5 (4.55%) Sauce Labs
4 2 (1.82%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.91%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.91%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.82%) DNS
1 2 (1.82%) Firewall
1 2 (1.82%) NAS
1 2 (1.82%) Network Security
1 2 (1.82%) SAN
1 2 (1.82%) SSL
1 2 (1.82%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.82%) Wireless
2 1 (0.91%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.55%) SAP HANA
3 4 (3.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (3.64%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.64%) Power BI
3 4 (3.64%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.64%) Spotfire
4 2 (1.82%) Big Data
4 2 (1.82%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.82%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.82%) MySQL
4 2 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.82%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (1.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.91%) MS Access
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (8.18%) HP UFT
2 5 (4.55%) Appium
2 5 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.55%) LoadRunner
3 4 (3.64%) JIRA
3 4 (3.64%) SpecFlow
4 3 (2.73%) MSBuild
4 3 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.82%) Toad
5 2 (1.82%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.91%) Mocha
6 1 (0.91%) NUnit
6 1 (0.91%) Protractor
6 1 (0.91%) Selenium
6 1 (0.91%) TestDirector
General
1 28 (25.45%) Finance
2 9 (8.18%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.73%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.82%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.82%) Banking
5 2 (1.82%) Billing
5 2 (1.82%) Games
5 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.91%) Back Office
6 1 (0.91%) Marketing
6 1 (0.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (17.27%) Developer
2 17 (15.45%) Service Manager
3 13 (11.82%) Analyst
4 12 (10.91%) Java Developer
5 10 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
5 10 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
6 7 (6.36%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (6.36%) Scrum Master
7 6 (5.45%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.55%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.55%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Administrator
9 4 (3.64%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) Consultant
9 4 (3.64%) Desktop Manager
9 4 (3.64%) Desktop Support
9 4 (3.64%) DevOps Manager
9 4 (3.64%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.36%) .NET
1 7 (6.36%) HTML
1 7 (6.36%) JSON
2 5 (4.55%) J2EE
2 5 (4.55%) React Native
2 5 (4.55%) SAPUI5
3 4 (3.64%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.64%) Gherkin
3 4 (3.64%) RESTful
3 4 (3.64%) SOAP
4 3 (2.73%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (2.73%) REST
4 3 (2.73%) Web Services
5 2 (1.82%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.82%) Sensu
5 2 (1.82%) Spring
5 2 (1.82%) Spring Boot
5 2 (1.82%) Spring Cloud
5 2 (1.82%) WSDL
5 2 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (12.73%) Virtual Team
2 10 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.27%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.64%) FMCG
5 3 (2.73%) CMDB
5 3 (2.73%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.82%) Digital Signage
6 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.82%) User Experience
7 1 (0.91%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.91%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.55%) Unix
2 4 (3.64%) Windows
3 3 (2.73%) Linux
4 1 (0.91%) Android
4 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (42.73%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.73%) Service Delivery
3 19 (17.27%) Service Management
4 18 (16.36%) ITIL
5 16 (14.55%) Scrum
6 15 (13.64%) DevOps
6 15 (13.64%) Microservices
7 13 (11.82%) Configuration Management
7 13 (11.82%) Process Improvement
8 12 (10.91%) Open Source
8 12 (10.91%) Open Source Development
8 12 (10.91%) Problem Management
8 12 (10.91%) Project Management
8 12 (10.91%) Risk Management
8 12 (10.91%) Test Automation
9 11 (10.00%) BDD
9 11 (10.00%) Defect Management
10 10 (9.09%) Coaching
10 10 (9.09%) Software Testing
10 10 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.36%) Java
2 9 (8.18%) Python
2 9 (8.18%) SQL
3 7 (6.36%) PowerShell
4 6 (5.45%) C#
5 5 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.64%) Perl
6 4 (3.64%) Ruby
7 3 (2.73%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.73%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.82%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.91%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (9.09%) Degree
2 6 (5.45%) ISEB
3 5 (4.55%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.91%) MCSA
5 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.91%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.73%) SLA
2 10 (9.09%) QA
3 6 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (5.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (3.64%) PMO
5 2 (1.82%) GDPR
6 1 (0.91%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (5.45%) Docker
2 3 (2.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (8.18%) Ansible
1 9 (8.18%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.64%) Puppet
4 2 (1.82%) Ganglia
4 2 (1.82%) Graphite
4 2 (1.82%) Nagios
4 2 (1.82%) StatsD
Vendors
1 15 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.73%) SAP
3 11 (10.00%) HP
4 10 (9.09%) Oracle
5 6 (5.45%) IBM
5 6 (5.45%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.64%) Tableau
7 2 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.91%) Apple
8 1 (0.91%) Citrix
8 1 (0.91%) Concur
8 1 (0.91%) MobileIron
8 1 (0.91%) NetApp
8 1 (0.91%) Thunderhead